Waffles, a beagle-Jack Russell terrier mix, rides shotgun down Valencia Boulevard on a recent sunny afternoon. Recognizing Santa Clarita Valley residents' love for their furry, four-legged friends, The Signal is launching a new "Pet Connection" page this Saturday, offering readers tips and insight into the worlds of their favorite pets.
Of all the pretty faces and talented comedians to populate "When in Rome," the funniest co-star is the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
"Shutter Island" starts working on us with the first musical notes under the Paramount mountain, even before the film starts. They're ominous and doomy. So is the film. This is Martin Scorsese's evocation of the delicious shuddering fear we feel when horror movies are ABOUT something and don't release all the tension with action scenes.
Around here, you have to catch "spring" when you can. The combination of winter rains, warm weather and almost-spring has our hills going green and flowers beginning to pop. With some gorgeous days appearing between storms, now may be the perfect time to set boots to the trails in our local hills and valleys. It may not be true spring yet, but hiking season has begun! For the lowdown on the top local hikes and ...
Rapture used to be a nice place to live. That is, if you didn't mind being at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. And putting up with the occasional rants of its megalomaniacal founder, Andrew Ryan.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
How sad that such a wonderful destination is closing its doors. My entire family was so excited when a quality, friendly and customer service-oriented specialty market finally came to our town. My young boys - ages 12, 10 and 9 - enjoyed riding their bikes two short blocks for a treat, a slice of pizza or a funky soda pop. I never worried about them being in the store because just about every employee knew ...
The city of Santa Clarita is well known for its wide array of outdoor activities and opportunities, including about 4,000 acres of beautiful open space, 60 miles of off-street trails and paseos, as well as 20 city parks and numerous top-of-the-line recreation facilities encompassing more than 260 acres.
I often have clients who tell me they need help with creating balance in their lives. Many of us have frequent feelings of being out of balance. We may be talented and accomplish many worthwhile things in life, and at the same time spend a good portion of our time feeling overworked, overwhelmed, stretched to the max, and like we get lots done for everyone else, while putting ourselves last.
Hurrah to the Santa Clarita City Council for unanimously voting to provide a public study session on the effect of illegal immigration on its citizens.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - On a day when Lindsey Vonn crashed and Canada's pride-and-joy hockey team nearly went down, Evan Lysacek stood up strong for the United States. In the biggest event of his life, Lysacek - the reigning world champion in men's figure skating - didn't try the most daring routine, but he hit nearly every move he picked. He knew it, too, repeatedly screaming "Yes!" as his music faded.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A software engineer furious with the IRS launched a suicide attack on it Thursday by crashing his small plane into an office building housing nearly 200 federal tax employees, setting off a raging fire that sent workers running for their lives.
The Small Business Development Center hosted by College of the Canyons (SBDC) is reaching out to offer assistance to business owners affected by the 2008 Sayre Fire.
California 25th District Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon made a surprise appearance at the Santa Clarita Republican Women Federated (SCRWF) monthly club meeting on the heels of his first annual Women's Conference held on Saturday at Collage of the Canyons.
LOS ANGELES -- The California Science Center's Science Matters, a speaker's program that explores current science issues in the forefront of public concern, will present "Your Medical Records Online: The Promises and the Pitfalls" Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Choirs will sing, orchestras will play and actors will perform for audiences across the valley. Tis' the season when churches in Santa Clarita offer a myriad of Christmas performances.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
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Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.
SANTA CLARITA - The storm forecast to hit Southern California this evening is a cold one and is expected to lower snow levels to 4,000 feet on Saturday, National Weather Service forecasters said today in a hazardous weather outlook.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. job market is proving sturdier than many had thought.
SANTA CLARITA - Organizers of the Winter Magic & Lighted Boat Parade scheduled at Castaic Lake on Saturday have canceled the event, citing "pending weather conditions."